International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Amani Abdullah Mohammed Al Ali

Dr, Department of Physiotherapy, Al Ain Government Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Original Research Article   
    A Systematic Investigation into the Role of Physiotherapy in the Rehabilitation of Breast Cancer Related Secondary Lymphedema
    Author(s): Amani Abdullah Mohammed Al Ali* and Michael Harun Mugenya

    The current systematic investigation seeks to critically examine the role of physiotherapy in the rehabilitation of common occurring Breast Cancer Related Secondary Lymphedema (BRCL) post treatment. Using Medline, Google Scholar, Cochrane and PubMed databases, a systematic longitudinal research for the period between 2000 and 2020 was conducted. The goal of the examination of previous evidence was to analyze BCRL rehabilitation measures undertaken by medical institutions and professionals with clear assessment of Levels of Evidence (LoEs) in line with PRISMA statement. A total of 158 women in post breast cancer treatment were included in the study from a total of 13 Randomized Control Trials (RCTs). The article inclusion criterion was ‘physiotherapy as an intervention measure’ for post breast cancer treatment patients. The articles were found to include.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096-22.10.620

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